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Violinist Pamela Frank, Cellist Yo-Yo Ma and Pianist Emanuel Ax on stage in Helzberg Hall with the Kansas City Symphony

Beethoven for the Generations

Featuring Yo-Yo Ma, Pamela Frank and Emanuel Ax. This concert celebrated Isaac Stern, and launched the Kansas City Symphony's Annette Bloch NextGen Venture Fund.

Commemorative Program

Isaac Stern@100 International Kickoff Event

Beethoven for the Generations

Celebrate a trio of anniversaries when Yo-Yo Ma, Emanuel Ax, and Pamela Frank join Michael Stern and your Kansas City Symphony. This extraordinary all-Beethoven program includes the composer’s Triple Concerto for piano, violin, cello and orchestra. Recognize the 250th birthday of Beethoven, 100 years of Isaac Stern and 15 years of Michael Stern in Kansas City! Plus, help us launch the Symphony’s all-new Annette Bloch NextGen Venture Fund to develop the next generations of music lovers and concertgoers. A portion of each ticket price was a tax-deductible donation.


BEETHOVEN Piano Trio in E-flat Major, op. 70 No. 2
BEETHOVEN Overture to Egmont, op. 84
BEETHOVEN Concerto in C Major for Piano, Violin, Cello, and Orchestra, op. 56, “Triple Concerto”

Annette Bloch NextGen Venture Fund

Develop the next generation of music lovers.

The Kansas City Symphony’s Annette Bloch NextGen Venture Fund will support new orchestra initiatives to develop the next generation of music lovers and concertgoers.

A portion of each ticket was a tax-deductible donation.

Portrait of cellist Yo-Yo Ma

Yo-Yo Ma, cello

Portrait of Emanual Ax sitting at his piano

Emanuel Ax, piano

Portrait of Violinist Pamela Frank

Pamela Frank, violin

Support the Kansas City Symphony

Cocktail attire. Limit of four tickets per household. Prices, program, and seating assignments are subject to change. Tickets to this concert may not be exchanged or refunded. This special concert is not eligible for any discounts or the Limelight program. Tickets for other performances may not be exchanged into this concert. A portion of each ticket price is a tax-deductible donation.